CHAPTER II. ANIMAL CONTROL AND REGULATIONCHAPTER II. ANIMAL CONTROL AND REGULATION\ARTICLE 6. ANIMALS AT EVENTS

The presence of animals of any size, whether on a leash or not, shall be prohibited at all special events on public property within the corporate limits of the city.

(Ord. 1196; Ord. 1214; Ord. 1335)

Special events shall be any event where the city or any public or private individual, club or organization has promoted an event that is open to the general public intending to attract, or resulting in attracting, visitors to the city.  Specifically, this includes (but is not limited to) the annual Maple Leaf Festival.

(Ord. 1196; Ord. 1214; Ord. 1335)

When a special event within the corporate limits of the city is intended to highlight animals as participants in the event, (including, but not limited to, parades, petting zoos, exhibitions, or shows) such animal participants may be permitted to attend the event for the specific period that their attendance at the event is required.  At such time when an animal's participation is complete or interrupted for a prolonged period of time, the animal shall be removed from the event.

(Ord. 1196; Ord. 1214; Ord. 1335)

Service animals accompanying disabled persons shall be exempt from the provisions of this Article.

(Ord. 1196; Ord. 1214; Ord. 1335)